182-A day in the life of a long distance hiker

Show notes

I’m a bit of an obsessive about some things and one of those is what a typical day on a multi-day hike looks like. In this episode we break it down from waking up at the start of the day to going to sleep and the days end. While the overall structure of a day will be similar for everyone the specifics will be unique to each of us. Knowing what a typical day looks like will make each day easier to plan an easier to walk. So, what does a typical long distance hiking day look like for me?

Podcast overview

Podcast Introduction

  • Episode Introduction (time index 0:01:31)
  • Context for this episode (time index 0:02:40)
  •  A hiking day (time index 0:04:12)
    • Wake up
    • Get up
    • Get ready
    • Go
  •  Morning (time index 0:10:16)
    • Time to get up
    • Start walking
    • Morning tea time
    • Walking again
  • Lunchtime (time index 0:16:39)
  • Afternoon (time index 0:18:32)
  • At Camp (time index 0:22:13)
    • Set up
    • Revitalise
    • Water
    • Cathole
    • Dinner
    • Social media
    • Food hang
    • Washing – clothes
    • Washing – me
    • Electronics
    • Touching base
  • Nighty night (time index 0:29:54)
  • Across the day (time index 0:31:32)
  • Variations (time index 0:35:00)
    • Blogging variations
    • Night hiking
  • Final Thoughts (time index 0:36:45)

Close (time index 0:42:31)

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